Talking Points

Talking Points

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Join The Points Guy, Brian Kelly, each week as he sits down with CEOs, CMOs and executives in the points-and-miles world who are changing the way we travel. Each week, you’ll hear exclusive interviews from Brian, followed by in-depth discussions with T?
Bonus Episode: Set Sail With Virgin Voyages and Richard Branson
Feb 14 • 40 min
On this special episode of “Talking Points,” host Brian Kelly, The Points Guy, leads a panel with the Virgin Group to hear what you can expect from Virgin Voyages.
Saving Money on Car Rentals
Feb 12 • 24 min
On this episode of “Talking Points,” Autoslash CEO Jonathan Weinberg talks about the ins and outs of car rentals. Weinberg explains how AutoSlash saves consumers thousands of dollars on car rentals each year, warns about costly fees to watch out for, and…
Turn Your Money Dial to Travel
Feb 5 • 30 min
On this episode of “Talking Points,” host Brian Kelly, The Points Guy, brings on the New York Times bestselling author of “I Will Teach You to Be Rich,” Ramit Sethi. Sethi shares personal finance wisdom on how to earn more in the long term without having…
Why Timeshares Might Not Just Be For Your Parents
Jan 29 • 45 min
On this episode of Talking Points, host Brian Kelly, The Points Guy, learns quite a bit about timeshares from Wyndham Destinations’ chief brand officer, Noah Brodsky, and TPG contributor Ed Pizzarello. Brodksy shares Wyndham’s perspective on investing in…
Everything You Need to Know About CLEAR
Jan 22 • 37 min
On this episode of Talking Points, host Brian Kelly, aka The Points Guy, brings on the CEO of CLEAR, Caryn Seidman-Becker. Seidman-Becker shares CLEAR’s plans to expand to more stadiums and airports, talks about the importance of biometric technology and…
What to Expect from United Airlines New App
Jan 15 • 38 min
On this episode of “Talking Points,” host Brian Kelly, aka The Points Guy, and Linda Jojo, United Airlines’ technology and chief digital officer, break down what passengers can expect from the carrier’s updated app. Afterward, Kelly brings on TPG…
Hanging out with Girl With No Job: Claudia Oshry
Jan 8 • 30 min
On this special Talking Points episode, host Brian Kelly, The Points Guy, sits down with comedian Claudia Oshry. You might recognize her by her hilarious meme account @girlwithnojob on Instagram. Oshry shares her travel pet peeves, the cards she loves and…
Getting the Most out of the World of Hyatt Program
Jan 1 • 41 min
On this episode of Talking Points, Host Brian Kelly, The Points Guy, talks to Amy Weinberg, the senior vice president of the World of Hyatt program, to find out what members can expect in 2019, like more Small Luxury Hotel properties and more digital…
Introducing Miles Away
Dec 25, 2018 • 9 min
Today we bring you a first look at our new podcast launching in January hosted by TPG’s Editor-at-Large Zach Honig.
Citi Experiences with Luke Bryan
Dec 18, 2018 • 29 min
TPG sits down with Citi’s Global Consumer CMO Jennifer Breithaupt and country star Luke Bryan to show you some of the experiences you can access just by being a cardholder. After, TPG’s Associate News Editor Brendan Dorsey explains how to earn, redeem and…
Travel Tips From The Youngest Person to Visit Every Country (and Pole)
Dec 11, 2018 • 26 min
On this special episode of Talking Points, TPG sits down with travel expert Lee Abbamonte, aka the youngest person to travel to every country in the world — plus the North and South Pole. Abbamonte shares his story, travel tips and advice to those looking…
Dead Duck Diamond
Dec 4, 2018 • 37 min
Hilton’s senior vice president and global head of customer engagement, loyalty and partnerships, Mark Weinstein, tells The Points Guy about what you can expect from Hilton stays in the future and what it’s like being an Honors loyalist. After, TPG senior…
Space Travel with Richard Branson, How to Maximize Virgin Atlantic Flying Club Miles and More
Nov 27, 2018 • 37 min
TPG sits down with Virgin Group founder, philanthropist and “doctor of yes” Richard Branson to find out what you can expect from Virgin in the coming months, like Virgin Fest and Virgin Voyages. Afterward, TPG points-and-miles expert Richard Kerr reveals…
Chase-ing Ultimate Rewards: with JPMorgan Chase’s Kristin Lemkau and TPG’s Sarah Silbert
Nov 20, 2018 • 28 min
Kristin Lemkau, chief marketing officer at JPMorgan Chase, tells The Points Guy about the marketing and evolution of the Chase Sapphire products and what customers can expect from Sapphire lounges. Afterward, Sarah Silbert, TPG’s senior credit cards…
Talking Points with Matt Knise from Capital One
Nov 13, 2018 • 30 min
On this episode of Talking Points, Brian Kelly sits down with Matt Knise, Capital One’s Business Analysis and Product Management Director and Julian Kheel, TPG’s Editorial Director. Knise reveals some game-changing news and a special offer on TPG that you…
Introducing Talking Points
Nov 8, 2018 • 0 min
Get ready to hear from The Points Guy, Brian Kelly, every Tuesday as he sits down with CEOs, CMOs and executives from the top loyalty programs and credit card companies. You’ll also get insight from TPG editors and writers to find out how you too can…